VirtualBox stopped working after Kernel Update Manjaro guest

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corcaigher
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VirtualBox stopped working after Kernel Update Manjaro guest

Post by corcaigher » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:21 am

I am having the same problem with Rosa 17.3, virtualbox manager starts up fine, but when I try to create a vm it always crashes with:
(Manjaro or any Linux distro)

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Manjaro.

The virtual machine 'Manjaro' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1).

Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
Component: MachineWrap
Interface: IMachine {f30138d4-e5ea-4b3a-8858-a059de4c93fd}

There are a lot of suggestions out on the web, but none work. It has been months since I have used virtualbox and I really miss testing various Linux distros.
Last edited by JeremyB on Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:26 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: split from https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=261358
Desktop: Rosa 17.3 Linux 4.4.0-111-generic, KDE Platform Version 4.14.2, AMD A6-3420M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, 10GiB Memory,

Cosmo.
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Re: VirtualBox stopped working after Kernel Update - Linux Headers issue?

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:21 am

@corcaigher
The trouble with your post is, that you give nearly no information. Not about the kernel you use in the host and not about the version of VB.

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